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Jul 16, 2012 12:00pm EDT
crews discovered a rift. the project should take about two weeks, and some residents in baltimore city, anne arundel, and howard county may notice a slight decrease in water pressure. officials are urging residents to conserve water as much as possible during those repairs. >> it will be hot for those men and women working on that water main today. the heat back on. hd doppler is showing high clouds through harford county, northern baltimore county, down to montgomery county and bc we are talking about as hot temperatures. i am afraid to use the triple digits, but by wednesday, we could see those. 89 at the airport. humidity is not too bad right now. it will build over the next couple of days. it will end, i promise. i will talk about it in the insta-weather-plus forecast. >> a man is shot and killed in home invasion in baltimore city, and two others are heard. it happened on a lothian road in baltimore. we will keep you updated on the tv 11 and wbaltv.com. now to the latest on the search for the accused gunman over the weekend. investigators said saturday night, 29-year-old tuan thiam
NBC
Jul 11, 2012 12:00pm EDT
with a third set to close this fall >> this is a slap in the face to every man and woman in the baltimore city fire department. how could you possibly accept a raise when you told your members that there are no races. how can you yourself accept a raise? >> council president voted against the contract extension. the baltimore city firefighter is behind bars deceptive and charged with running a prostitution ring out of a city where house. jennifer franciotti explains. >>jamar simmons has been a member of the fire department since 2002 body was arrested and charged a similar prostitution case and managed to keep his job. police and fbi agents raided his headquarters at this warehouse in southwest baltimore monday. >> we found handguns and ammunition by small amount of marijuana and various documents that would suggest an online prostitution and human trafficking operation being conducted from the location. >> detectives have been investigating since since november of last year. a cyber-step led them to the website. an informant told police that simmons and his partner had three-six girls working
NBC
Jul 20, 2012 12:00pm EDT
avenue yesterday evening. he took off, leading police on a pursuit to the edge of baltimore city. sky team 11 followed the car onto i-95 and i-97, and then onto route 100. it crossed the center line and slammed into another car. the driver took off into the woods, but officers with the k-9 unit caught him in a vacant house. >> very scary, because i left work when i was supposed to come i could have been part of that accident. thank god i stated work a little late. >> watson not the owner of the vehicle and was in violation of april warrant. no one was injured during the chase. delegate pat mcdonough began working to defeat the dream act, a piece of legislation that would allow children of illegal immigrants to receive in-state tuition as long as their parents pay maryland taxes. umbc president believes that it would benefit maryland, but mcdonough believes it would be a bad move. >> it would cost hundreds of millions of dollars in three or four years and we don't have that money. no. 2, they will displace the lives of young people by taking slots they don't deserve because they are he
NBC
Jul 18, 2012 12:00pm EDT
and nearly half of them are presidents of baltimore city or baltimore county. be sure to drink plenty of water and check in on vulnerable neighbors. residents n anne arundel county are being urged to conserve water today. in mandatory water restriction for the next 24 hours. due to the extreme heat and the water main break in downtown baltimore. the water main broke was built in the late 18 80s. the department of public works thinks it will take three weeks to complete the repairs. nearby businesses have been impacted by those repairs. >> that has been a difficult situation because they are running late. knowing that they are dealing with that situation then than it has been a challenge. >> aboveground pipes are providing water to the businesses in the area. the problem downtown is another example of the challenge of repairing and replacing an aging water system that is getting older. it was the 480th time this year that a pipe has broken in the system. a report published this year as the make a trillion dollars will be required to update the drinking water system of the country. >> t
NBC
Jul 23, 2012 12:00pm EDT
of those can be strong, especially north and west of town. >> baltimore city police are awaiting autopsy results that could give them more information about a body found over the weekend. officials say the decomposed body of a woman was found sunday afternoon in north baltimore in the charles village area. police say there are no signs of foul play or forced entry. officials say the autopsy should be released later this week. a man that used to work of several maryland hospitals is accused of affecting -- infecting at least 30 people in a new hampshire hospital with hepatitis c. he is accused of stealing powerful and aesthetics, injecting himself, and then refilling the syringes with saline. they relate to use on patients. he worked at the baltimore veterans medical center, john hopkins hospital, and maryland general from 2008 until 2010. those hospitals will notify patients who might have been exposed, with instructions for follow-up. new rules go into effect today for abortion clinics in maryland. clinics will have to allow -- apply for licenses and will have to abide by stricter guide
NBC
Jul 10, 2012 12:00pm EDT
baltimore in march. >> due to the proactive work of the baltimore city department of public works, we have gotten ahead of a potentially serious matter. >> most of the large water main breaks were caused by a stressed pipes sold to the nation for decades ago. dpw will begin adjustments. they will adjust 3 16-inch sections of the 54-inch main. >> please refrain from outside watering, car washing, until after sunset or during the early morning hours. please do not wash clothes or dishes or do non-essential indoor cleaning using water until late in the evenings or early morning trade used clothes washers or dishwashers only with full loads. we're asking that you remember that short showers use less water than filling a tub. >> dpw says there is a chance that water service could be interrupted, but using the conservation tips will reduce that chance. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 as. >> officials are also urging residents of howard, baltimore, and anne arundel counties to conserve water to coincide with city repairs. this year's new maryland school assessment scores are in, and they show improvement a
NBC
Jul 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
the area. we were away from more than paula of baltimore city, baltimore county, east to the west side. right now we are at northwest baltimore city where bge crews are going house to house. the problem is, all the damage from the wind and the trees, we have been watching these power line guys meticulously worked on and on and on. truckle use -- truck crews, three-six truck gangs at one time either trying to get the trees cut or get the power lines and the power restored back to homes. a massive operation for bge. reporting live from skype team 11 -- sky team 11. >> are using pockets of just a mess and then everything ok and then more pockets? >> pretty much. but one thing we noticed as the trees that have been knocked down have been massive. not like small saplings. they are huge trees that have crushed homes. they have just done tremendous amount of damage. hit and miss between the neighborhoods. pretty much like a rolling pin, as you might say. like a rolling pin came through and pretty much wiped out a neighborhood and then picks up and then comes down again. b g e has its hands fu
NBC
Jul 6, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. >> so far, health officials say five people have lost their lives in baltimore city. if you think it is hot -- >> it's 120 in here,. >> they're concerned about the next few days because of the expected 100 plus temperatures. there are all of the utility workers outside. >> we are concerned about this heat wave. had 18 days of 90 degrees or more and two days 100 degrees or more. this doctor of mercy hospital says the ers' starting to fill up with patients with heat- related illnesses so it's inherently vital. >> when you start to get confused and irrational, you may be in trouble. >> city health officials say that it is a silent killer. those with conditions like heart condition or as month can get intense heat exposure. nadia ramdas, wbal-tv 11 news. over half of these residents are in baltimore county. they are restoring power to 700,000 customers. wbal radio is saying once all power is restored, they will have 21 days to report on how they managed our restoration. they will evaluate if it was possible to handle this matter. thousands of aid workers have been brought in to help w
NBC
Jul 25, 2012 12:00pm EDT
at the baltimore city police departments say they want to recruit more city residents to the force. fewer than 20% of the last graduating class actually live in the city limits. recruiters say officers will be patrolling -- allows them to perform better on duty. >> we want people that live here in the city, who understand the city, who know the city. people from the neighborhoods in the city and understand the problems going on within the neighborhoods. >> officials within the department say new efforts are under way to help city residents to qualify as candidates. coming up on 11 news at noon, a demolition at penn state univ. one day after joe paterno's statue was taken down. a major flood captured in arizona. arizona. more on the raging i'm sticky and uncomfortable. try gold bond powder. medicated to protect, absorb, even relieve itching. -thanks, jimmy. -thank gold bond. ♪ this stuff works >> a day after the n.c.a.a. announced the sanctions against penn state, the wall behind the joe paterno statue was demolished. the backdrop memorialized the school's winning years of football. the n.c.a.a.
NBC
Jul 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
in baltimore county, baltimore city, and anne arundel county. there are two 29,000 customers without power yesterday morning, 180,000 last night at 11:00. that means crews have restored power to more than 7000 customers in the last 24 hours. in the wake of a friday's dagley it thunderstorms and the power outages, some people are saying there is a way to avoid the blackout mass. michael greenberger says that one key factor is running all utility lines underground. >> having electrical wires above ground when we have the snowstorms we are having, the hurricanes we're having, and this new weather phenomenon, can put it back up all we want but it will come down again in the next disaster. >> a bge spokesman calls it cost-prohibitive. greenberger believes the government would get back the investment by minimizing mass power outages. the outages are not only taking a role on residents but also on -- >> thousands of dollars, because we cannot do any work. i mean, thousands of dollars. it does impact the business, because if we don't sell, we don't get paid, but we still have to pay the rent. >> i
NBC
Jul 17, 2012 12:00pm EDT
to add money. >> of baltimore city has a very, very strong mayor. it is so strong, sometimes the council cannot do what the people think they should be able to do. >> they consider a major auditing of every city at least every four years. this investigation into a small plane crash. they tell that one person is dead and the suffering injuries. montgomery county fire officials said a crash happened a. but according to witnesses, it went down just after takeoff. they say the plane was a flying lesson. >> we are at it again. how many times is this now? we have another heat wave going on. it is not quite as humid as it was yesterday, but i am sure that is not any comfort to you. about 8 miles per hour. again, the humidity is not out of control. they expect the humidity to go up tomorrow. >> we'll check back with you then. still ahead on 11 news at noon, a shooting at a crowded alabama of bar. plus, the president's competitors taking a shot. competitors taking a shot. >> at least 11 people were hit by gunfire inside a crowded bar in alabama. the incident may be related to an earlier shooting
NBC
Jul 13, 2012 12:00pm EDT
the register. the pair was able to flee from the store with an unknown amount of cash. a baltimore city police detective is no longer on the force. this the latest piece of news we are following from the city police department. prosecutors claim an employee of the local grocery store rang up nearly $400 worth of groceries for only $100 for her mother. a security guard saw the entire transaction. the 22-year-old veteran of the force was required to resign on thursday after admitting to sec charges. she and her daughter received probation before judgment. howard county police say an employee of a columbia nonprofit is under investigation for possible improper activity. authorities said police served a warrant at the housing cooperation. were told no one has been arrested or charged, but investigators are gathering evidence. >> wells fargo bank will take a number of major cities including baltimore millions of dollars in the settlement agreement. the companies accused of targeting minorities with predatory lending practices. under the terms of the agreement, baltimore will dismiss a 2008 lawsuit,
NBC
Jul 9, 2012 12:00pm EDT
not suspect foul play. >> of baltimore city teenager is still missing. cameron wilkerson was last seen on edison highway on thursday. he was wearing a white shirt and shorts and black sneakers. officials tell us he has to the elemental disabilities. anyone with information is asked to call 91 immediately. the heat moves inside chambers of capitol hill today. congress is back from holiday break. lawmakers are expected to spend the rest of the month pushing partisan measures. on the agenda, a series of votes that will not spell out a compromise. we have details from capitol hill. >> members of the house are expected to start talking about a bill to repeal obamas health care law. it is one of several measures intended for political show instead of progress. congress is meeting for the first time since the end of june. first up in the house, talks to overturn a federal health care law. >> repealing it would revitalize the economy and the values on which our country was founded. >> the point is to make a point. last month congress passed a bill extending lower student loan rates and authori
NBC
Jul 5, 2012 12:00pm EDT
are working to determine what sparked two separate night fires in baltimore city. the latest happen at the 4600 block of liberty heights ave. fire shot through the roof of the old ambassador movie theater. about an hour earlier, crews responded to the 400 block of robert street in north baltimore. there, crews found heavy fire in two-story row houses. president obama kicks off a bus tour through a key swing states as he swings into full campaign mode after the july 4 holiday t. hallie jackson has our commitment 2012 report. >> president obama will head to ohio today and pennsylvania tomorrow. don't expect it romney's camp to let the democrats still the spotlight. mitt romney greeted voters on independence day in new hampshire. he is there on vacation with his family. but his supporters will be on the campaign trail this week. president obama gets ready to leave the d.c. and head out. >> this is barack obama's first bus tour of the 2012 campaign. >> he will defend his economic policies and bailout of automakers. the president will push the same message on the road as he is pushing on
NBC
Jul 24, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. it is a drop in the bucket. penn state brings in $200 million a year from alumni. >> city police officers are investigating a late-night homicide in west baltimore. we brought this to you last night as breaking news at 11:00. the victim has not been identified. we are getting word of another shooting just around 10:00 p.m. city police officers responded to a call of shots fired at east preston street, where they found a 27-year-old male victim suffering a gunshot went to the light sentencing is scheduled for a man convicted in his role in a murder for hire plot. he faces a life sentence without the possibility of parole his co-defendant, shot a hickman, testified that she paid him a2 kill albert ro. she was afraid that he would find out she was stealing money from the business. >> i still think there is a threat of severe weather route in baltimore this afternoon. nothing going on right now. we have a few sprinkles near dc and annapolis. strong thunderstorms south of frostburg and maryland. it tornado warning was issued for grant county in west virginia. this will travel to adjust to the
NBC
Jul 12, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. 80 in annapolis, a little cooler as you get toward the bay. ocean city a cool spot with that easterly flow. temperatures right now near 70 degrees. the tube point makes a it great difference. -- dew point makes a great difference. in the mid-50's for baltimore. closer to the water, mid--60 for annapolis. current weather pattern showing just a few thin clouds in the sky. most of the clouds are off the eastern shore. we have more clouds coming in from virginia. a couple sprinkles trying to show up on the radar. mostly just an error in the radar but there are more showers showing up to the south. this is causing heavy rain from tennessee toward texas. it is stationary, not moving much. it is going to sit in place for the next couple of days. areas of low pressure helped enhance the rain in a few locations. we are waiting for this to push up north and for a second friend to come in. this is all going to push to the east and -- second front to come in. this is all going to push to the east and we can get some much- needed rain. 87 in dallas. 90 in kansas city. 80 in the mid atlantic. much
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